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Carlton defeated a fast-finishing Melbourne by 1 point at Punt Road Oval.

Round 12, 1945

Carlton 5.5 35 8.7 55 10.8 68 12.9 81
Melbourne 3.1 19 7.6 48 8.7 55 12.8 80
Venue: Punt Road Oval Date: Saturday 7 July 1945
Result: Won by 1 point Umpire: McIntyre Crowd: 16,000
Goalkickers: M. Price 5, H. Turner 2, L. Collins 2, J. Baird, R. Hines, A.Way 1.
Reports: Injuries:












Game Review

Rover Mick Price kicked 5 goals this day, as Carlton held on to beat Melbourne. The Demons stormed home, closing the margin from 25 points with ten minutes to go, to 1 point at the final siren. It was a crucial victory that lifted Carlton to 7th position.

Team

B: 18 Arthur Sanger 15 Vin Brown 14 Rod McLean (vc)
HB: 6 Bob Chitty (c) 21 Ken Baxter 26 Jim Clark
C: 12 Doug Williams 10 Clinton Wines 11 Ron Hines
HF: 4 Alec Way 1 Ken Hands 2 Ken Hopper
F: 25 Jim Baird 5 Lance Collins 7 Herb Turner
Ruck: 3 Jack Bennett 19 Frank McGrath 30 Mick Price
19th Man: 17 Dan Beauvais
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

Last Game: Dan Beauvais


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